|Steve OConnor shared|
A Whitcomb locomotive made in Rochelle. Can anyone guess what it is helping to do?
Richard Mead Build US 20 ?
Steve OConnor In the post WW I era this was huge business for Whitcomb and other small industrial locomotives. Whitcomb industrial locomotives helped build the very same roads that would enable truck traffic to run them out of business a couple decades later.
|Steve OConnor commented|
|Steve OConnor commented They hauled gravel for the road bed and also the concrete for the pavement.|